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Multi-model database with particularly strong fault tolerance, performance, and operational ease.
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What is FoundationDB?

FoundationDB is a NoSQL database with a shared nothing architecture. Designed around a "core" ordered key-value database, additional features and data models are supplied in layers. The key-value database, as well as all layers, supports full, cross-key and cross-server ACID transactions.
FoundationDB is a tool in the Databases category of a tech stack.

Who uses FoundationDB?

4 companies reportedly use FoundationDB in their tech stacks, including GAPO, Bigblue Platform, and +Li.

18 developers on StackShare have stated that they use FoundationDB.
Pros of FoundationDB
ACID transactions
Linear scalability
Great Foundation
Multi-model database
Key-Value Store
SQL Layer

FoundationDB's Features

  • Multiple data models
  • Full, multi-key ACID transactions
  • No locking
  • Bindings available in Python, Ruby, Node, PHP, Java, Go, and C

FoundationDB Alternatives & Comparisons

What are some alternatives to FoundationDB?
It allows you to deploy a database on-prem, in the cloud or even across clouds, all as a single store. It is a simple and straightforward bridge to your future, cloud-based data architecture.
MongoDB stores data in JSON-like documents that can vary in structure, offering a dynamic, flexible schema. MongoDB was also designed for high availability and scalability, with built-in replication and auto-sharding.
Partitioning means that Cassandra can distribute your data across multiple machines in an application-transparent matter. Cassandra will automatically repartition as machines are added and removed from the cluster. Row store means that like relational databases, Cassandra organizes data by rows and columns. The Cassandra Query Language (CQL) is a close relative of SQL.
Redis is an open source, BSD licensed, advanced key-value store. It is often referred to as a data structure server since keys can contain strings, hashes, lists, sets and sorted sets.
Developed as an alternative to traditionally inflexible SQL databases, the Couchbase NoSQL database is built on an open source foundation and architected to help developers solve real-world problems and meet high scalability demands.
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FoundationDB's Followers
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